SUPER GRANDMA

Category
Design
About This Project

SUPER GRANDMA
The project aims at activating grandparents 50 + through integration with grandchildren. The project consists of three elements that show how differently everyday objects can integrate their grandparents with grandchildren.
Each object has two functions, useful for Grandpa spending time at home and encouraging fun, education or evoke nice emotion for his grandson.
The aim of this project is to stay positive memories of his grandfather at home, encourage more frequent attendance grandfather, then to integrate, and thus activation of seniors.
Grandparents are getting older, but as a result of advances in medicine are healthy and active.
The growing importance of grandparents as caregivers is growing due to the lack of jobs for people 50 + or early retirement and busy parents.
Occasional meetings with grandsons because of migration should be attractive and well remembered by grandchildren.
THE DEVELOPMENT:
GRANDPARENTS: the period of late adulthood (50-60 years), the period of early old age (60-74 years)
Grandchildren: 3 – 6 years: podkres age poniemowlęcego, the average period of childhood
SUPER GRANNY IS THE FIRST ACTIVITY.
TOPIC: SHAPING SKILLS
Benefits for grandfather:
support during cooking
safe ladder when reaching the higher shelves
relieves the spine
adapted for women size 95 percentile
Benefits for the grandchild 3 – 6 years:
development of practical skills involving the ability to use everyday objects
development patterns: interaction, relationship, imitation
development of children’s attitudes towards strangers (older people)
maintaining relationships in the age of the children like to spend more time with their peers